| May 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Without a post player in the class of 2015, the national champion Huskies may be considering taking on a talented transfer from a former Big East rival.
Two sources told The Courant on Sunday that Georgetown center Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Ryan Boatright may now be known best for overcoming a sprained ankle to help lead the Connecticut Huskies to an unexpected NCAA men's basketball national championship this year. But for the several hundred people who welcomed him back to his hometown of...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:25 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn was losing and its best player, its all-everything player, was going to the bench, probably for a long stretch.
"He told me, go in there and do what you do," said freshman Terrence Samuel, who replaced Shabazz Napier.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:47 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament.
"We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:34 PM
If the No. 5 Louisville Cardinals are just getting warmed up, no one is going to want to be in their part of the NCAA bracket.
The Cardinals continued their dominating run to win the first American Athletic Conference tournament championship,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:28 PM
NCAA Tournament East Regional Third Round
Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y.
Time: Saturday, about 9:45 p.m.
TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:09 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The smiling Huskies huddled on the stage with the NCAA national championship trophy after their 60-54 victory over Kentucky on Monday night.
And front and center, Ryan Boatright couldn't keep his hands off the award. Like his...
| Feb 28, 2014
You've probably seen him on TV or in the newspaper, wearing a blue and white wig decorated with the fuzzy dice equivalent of basketballs. He's Danny Karwoski, the University of Connecticut women's basketball superfan.
Karwoski has attended upward of...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:02 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Although Shabazz Napier's achievement — leading UConn in scoring, assists and rebounding — is unique and impressive, it's not ideal.
Coach Kevin Ollie is not shy about reminding his big men that rebounding should be...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:25 PM
The Kentucky Wildcats, eighth seed, advanced to the NCAA tournament's final with a 74-73 win over the No. 2 seed Wisconsin Badgers on an Aaron Harrison game-winning three-pointer with 5.7 seconds left on the clock.
Earlier in the day, Coach Kevin Ollie'...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:37 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Shabazz Napier's first thoughts are always for his teammates, his team, the final score.
And in his performance Thursday night, with its hits, misses and flaws, all of that showed. But when it was over, when UConn had outlasted...